Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy Dedicates INS Visakhapatnam to the city of Vizag
Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Jagan Mohan Reddy, dedicated INS Visakhapatnam, the indigenously designed and constructed guided-missile stealth destroyer named after the City of Destiny – Visakhapatnam, in a formal ceremony held at Naval Dockyard on 27 February 2022. The ship is on her maiden visit to the port for participating in the PFR and MILAN 2022.
INS Visakhapatnam is the lead ship of P15B class of guided missile stealth destroyers and was commissioned on 21 November 2021. The crew of the ship abides by her motto ‘Yasho Labhasva’ – a Sanskrit phrase that translates to ‘Attain Glory’. The Chief Minister took a short tour of the ship and interacted with the crew after the Dedication ceremony.